A depiction of a nurse looking up in a stained glass window. A rainbow and feet of other people can be seen behind her.

Hidden Highlights tour - February

Date Time Location Price
1st - 29th February 2024 Times vary The Abbey £15 Book Abbey and Highlights tour tickets

Explore behind the scenes of the Abbey on a guided tour of some areas not usually open to the public.

About the tour

On this 75-minute tour you will visit areas of the Abbey not normally open to the public. You will see the lost medieval sacristy, recently revealed during one of our biggest ever archaeological projects, and: 

Available dates

  • Monday 12th February - 10am (SOLD OUT) and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Tuesday 13th February - 10am (SOLD OUT) and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Wednesday 14th February - 10am and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Thursday 15th February - 10am (SOLD OUT) and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Friday 16th February - 10am (SOLD OUT) and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday 17th February - 10am and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Monday 19th February - 10am (SOLD OUT) and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Tuesday 20th February - 10am and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday 24th February - 10am (SOLD OUT) and 12.15pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Monday 26th February - 10am and 12.15pm 
  • Tuesday 27th February - 10am and 12.15pm 
  • Wednesday 28th February - 12.15pm
  • Thursday 29th February - 10am and 12.15pm 

Ticketing information

What you need to book for this event

  • General admission to the Abbey

What you don't need to book for this event

  • Admission to The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries (entry to the Galleries is included in the price of the tour)

How to book

  1. Select your preferred date(s) and time(s) from the list above.
  2. You will be transferred to the Westminster Abbey ticket website. Select your chosen date and time (the time slot must be before or the same time as the tour time slot) and select your general admission tickets.
  3. You will then be prompted to book tickets for the Hidden Highlights tour, if available. 

If you're interested in the 12:15pm tour

If you would like to look around the rest of the Abbey during your visit then we recommend you do so before you take part in the tour. This is to allow you enough time to see as much as possible. 

Additional information and restrictions

There is a maximum of 15 people per tour.

Photography is not permitted on this tour.

Children under the age of 15 will not be permitted access as part of the tour covers an excavated burial site.

Most of the areas you visit on this tour are stepped and in some places you will only have a rope bannister as support. Please consider this carefully when booking.